Glen Grant-1948-72 year old Decanter

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Lot 178
Glen Grant-1948-72 year old Decanter

Sold for HK$ 421,600 (US$ 53,716) inc. premium

Whisky

29 Jan 2021, 17:00 HKT

Hong Kong, Admiralty

Glen Grant-1948-72 year old Decanter
Bottled December 2020. Selected, Matured and Bottled by Gordon & MacPhail, Elgin
Bottle number 88 of 290. Cask no. 440, American Oak ex-sherry cask. In presentation case with outer travel trunk. Engraved labelling. -
由高登麥克菲爾在埃爾金精選、熟成,並於2020年12月瓶裝。
700ml. Single Malt., 52.6% volume.
1 crystal decanter

Footnotes

  • This is a hugely complex and rewarding malt whisky by any standards. Obviously, its great age adds value to the experience of tasting it, conjuring images of what the world was like in 1948, but - more important from a connoisseur's perspective - its flavour opens a sensory door into another era, when whisky was different.

    The fact that it has retained a high ABV (52.6%) after all these year means that the aroma and taste are till vital and lively. Too often very old whiskies lack vitality, owing to low strength; they become fragile ghosts or their former selves. Not is this case.

    I can honestly say this is one of the finest malts it has been my pleasure to taste in forty years of professional exploration. It is outstanding - rarely, if ever, have I been able to write so fulsome a testimonial!


    Charles Maclean
    Master of the Quaich

    經過這麼多年,其酒精仍然高度(52.6%),表示當中香氣與味道一直濃烈、充滿活力。往往,老酒由於强度低了而欠缺生氣,成了纖弱之魂或原來的樣子。這酒沒此情況。

    以任何標準衡量,此麥芽威士忌都極為複雜、怡人。顯然,其優越之齡令品味更具價值,讓人想起1948年的時空,而更重要的,從鑑賞家的角度,其味開啟了另一時代的感官之門,那時的威士忌非同凡響。

    誠然,我十分榮幸能在四十餘年的專業探索中,得嘗這瓶絶佳之作。其獨一無二的品質使我能寫出如此豐富的讚嘆之詞。

    蘇格蘭雙耳杯執持大師
    查爾斯麥克林
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